Tory divisions over abortion time limit

Deep divisions between David Cameron and his new Health Secretary were revealed as the Conservative Party gathered for its annual conference. Jeremy Hunt sparked a row over the controversial time limit for abortions.


Hunt: Halve abortion time limit

Health Secretary Jeremy Hunt has said he favours a sharp tightening of the law on abortion. In an interview with The Times, Mr Hunt said the limit should be cut to 12 weeks into a pregnancy - half the current limit of 24 weeks.